48 terms

unit 2

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acquaintance
someone who you know but do not know well
aspect
one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc
collective
shared by every member of a group of people
conflict
an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
deliberate
done intentionally, or planned
to differ
to be not like something or someone else, either physically or in another way
encounter
to experience, often something unpleasant
to enhance
to improve the quality, amount or strength of something
to intend
to have as a plan or purpose
to insult
To offend someone by saying or doing something that they think is rude
restrained
acting in a calm and controlled way
to reveal
to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret
setting
the time and the place in which the action of a book, film, play, etc. happens
split
when a group of people divides into smaller groups because they disagree about something
unique
being the only existing one of its type or, more generally, unusual or special in some way
to associate sth with sth
if problems or dangers are associated with a particular thing or action, they are caused by it
to offend
to make someone upset or angry
absence
when someone or something is not where they are/it is usually expected to be
to adapt
to become familiar with a new situation
to admire
to respect and approve of someone or a group for their behaviour, or to find someone or something attractive and pleasant to look at
to assume
to accept something to be true without question or proof
attitude
a feeling or opinion about something or someone, or a way of behaving that is caused by this
bond
a close connection joining two or more people
commitment
the act of giving your time and energy to something that you believe in, or a promise or firm decision to do something
committed
loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in
concerned with
involved in something or affected by it
to consult
to get information or advice from a person, book, etc. with special knowledge on a particular subject
context
the situation in which something exists or happens, and that can help explain it
contrast
an obvious difference between two or more things
distinction
a difference between two similar things
explicit
clear and exact
flexible
able to change or be changed easily according to the situation
hierarchy
a system in which people or things are arranged according to their importance
implicit
incomplete and/or without doubts
implication
the effect that an action or decision will have on something else in the future
mutual
two or more people or groups doing the same thing or feeling the same emotion to or for each other
obvious
clear; easy to see, recognize or understand
orientation
the particular interests, activities or aims that someone or something has
to outweigh
to be greater or more important than something else
to react
to act in a particular way as a direct result of something else
significant
important or noticeable
violation
breaking or acting against something, especially a law, agreement, principle or something that should be treated with respect
bias
a tendency to support or oppose a particular person or thing in an unfair way by allowing personal opinions to influence your judgment
concept
a principle or idea
to consider
to believe someone or something to be, or think of them as
notion
a belief or idea
status
the amount of respect, admiration or importance given to a person, organization or object
to identify
to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are